1. [ noun ] a belittling comment
Synonyms: belittling
Related terms: disparagement minimize
2. [ noun ] an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
Synonyms: calumny slander defamation aspersion
Related terms: attack deprecation defame
3. [ noun ] the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself)
Synonyms: deprecation
Related terms: disparagement aspersion minimize
Similar spelling:   denigrating